career, Working Life

RT: Year One

Dec 24, 2008 | Permalink | No Comments | by Arnab
In September I completed my first anniversary of working diligently at ResponseTek (RT), an employer of mine. As a principal developer of the flagship Customer Experience Management (CEM) product and visionary founder of the Council of Office Lunches (COOL), I was given great responsibility and many learning opportunities at the ...

career

Go Abroad

Oct 12, 2008 | Permalink | No Comments | by Arnab
A critic of my lackluster efforts to secure an ARNABride once pointed out that I must be doing something seriously wrong if I could not locate half of the earthly population. I have identified that part of the problem is that I am not where they are. For instance I ...

Crack reporting

Powerless

Oct 05, 2008 | Permalink | No Comments | by Arnab
July 14, 2008 - I was busy sitting at my desk in my office tower when the reports started trickling in. Many parts of Vancouver's downtown core were going dark. I quickly saved my work on my computer so that I would not lose it and checked the regional power provider's ...

Crack reporting

Bridges That Unite

Jun 30, 2008 | Permalink | No Comments | by Arnab
Accompanied by an Ismaili friend of mine, I ventured to the Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver's Yaletown district to take a look at the Bridges That Unite exhibit that was on display for a limited time only. After being greeted by an usher, ...

Random Musings

Aspirations are dangerous.

May 17, 2008 | Permalink | 1 Comment | by Shirley
During lunch, a friend and I took a stroll along Coal Harbor, one of Vancouver’s poshest neighborhoods. We walked by several swanky town homes. One had its blinds opened, so like any good, envious, middle-class citizen, I peered inside. Immediately I was in awe of the rich elegance ...

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1 Goose, 2 Geese; 1 Moose, 2 Meese

May 17, 2008 | Permalink | 1 Comment | by Thom
Walks are great. I particularly enjoy the kind of walks that make you want to write about walking. A nice walk in the middle of a hectic work day will do wonders for your productivity! It's also a good way to stay in shape depending on your pace. My walking ...



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